Mike Leach

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Birthday
9, 1961
Birthplace
Susanville, CA
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
Susanville, CA

About

Coach of the Washington State University football team joined the Cougars after nine years at Texas Tech.

Before Fame

Known for his fiery temper during his days at Texas Tech, he spent one memorable game against rival Texas railing against the officials, for which he was a fined a record $10,000.

Trivia

He was fired from Texas Tech amidst much acrimony and a wrongful termination lawsuit, and then signed on with Washington State to coach in 2012.

Family Life

He was born in Susanville, California, part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Associated With

Friday Night Lights creator Peter Berg featured him in a cameo in one episode, and hinted he would write a movie inspired by Leach's firing from Texas Tech.